Easy Ways To Personalise Your Student/Rented Home!

Living in student accommodation or rented homes can often be a challenge to decorate. You can’t nail up any pictures or screw in any shelves, you can’t choose your appliances, or even your furniture in most cases. Here are some of my tips to decorate your student room or rented home easily, without risking your deposit. Furniture & Furnishings As a student, I’ve only ever lived in furnished properties, because I certainly can’t afford to buy a bed, or transport one for that matter! I can’t wait until I can get myself a nice bed with a frame, but until…

Pastel in Autumn

So, I was planning a super awesome blogging comeback, bought a snazzy new theme from Pipdig, got all motivated… Then I didn’t blog for nearly a month. TYPICAL EMILY. Hi, I’m still alive. I started an intercollegiate MA at King’s College and UCL, it’s been manic. This is literally my first actual day off in a month, because I’m at work whenever I’m not at uni, but today’s class got cancelled, yay! I’ve got 5-7 hours worth of Greek homework to do by Friday, but for once I’m going to spend some time blogging… Priorities. I am by no means…

Exploring London With My New FitBit

Recently I’ve been lucky enough to have been trying out a brand new FitBit Charge 2, with John Lewis’ new #ExploreTheCity map activity tracker! London is filled with so many amazing museums, galleries, parks and monuments to explore; I’ve been living here for four years now and there’s still so many places on my bucket list. What is #ExploreTheCity? John Lewis have created an awesome tracker that pinpoints all the nearby London attractions to you, and connects with your fitness tracker (FitBit, TomTom & other wearable tech), so you can monitor your progress at the same time! You can filter…

Presenting… Emily Underworld 2.0

[su_pullquote]Bonjour![/su_pullquote] In case you haven’t noticed already, I’ve finally upgraded into epic-blogger-mode and bought myself a wonderful new Pipdig wordpress theme. I couldn’t help myself. I’ve not really been in the blogging / writing mood recently, because I’ve spent all of my summer working, stressing about our shitty lettings agency, worrying about money, and trying to figure out how I’m going to survive my Master’s year… September is the best time for a fresh start, so cheers to a cute new blog design, getting ready to start my Classics / Archaeology MA (at King’s College & UCL), and to my…

How I’m Improving my Hair

Recently I’ve been trying to improve the condition of my hair, and it seems to be working somewhat, so I’ve decided to share some of my tips on the blog. I’m not a beauty writer by any means, but this might be useful to at least one person! I have horrendously unruly curls, which means that washing my hair is a nightmare, it takes hours to dry but I can’t use a hairdryer (yes, even with a diffuser) and moisture is its’ best friend. Not only do I have curls, but they’re damaged from bleaching, which makes it extra difficult…

Deciem: The Abnormal Beauty Company

Everyone and their Mum have heard about Deciem’s ‘The Ordinary’ skincare range by now, and I must be the last blogger to write about them. I bought myself several of their products a few months ago, but I wanted to try them all out properly before writing a review. These products are insanely cheap, but that does not reflect their quality by any means. You’ll need to do a bit of reading before choosing what you want, creating the perfect routine for your skin type. They have lots of information on their website to help you! I like how simple…

Pizza Union Aldgate: Proper Italian Pizza in 3 Minutes!

Pizza Union is the first UK Italian pizza bar, boasting proper stonebaked Roman-style pizza in only 3 minutes. I’ve been to Italy a few times, and I like to claim that my Italian heritage is why I love their food so much, but really, pizza and gelato is just amazing, so I couldn’t resist checking it out. My boyfriend and I were invited down to the newest branch of Pizza Union near Aldgate East station a few weeks ago to review it, and I could tell instantly that it was my kind of place. Maybe I’ve been living in East…